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Richard Jung

Richard Jung, German neurologist. Member Society de Neurologie (honorary), Society Italiana d'Elettro-encefalografia (honorary), American Neurological Association (honorary), Akademie der Wissenschaften.

Background

  • Jung, Richard was born on June 27, 1911 in Frankenthal, West Germany. Son of Adolf and Irmgard (Weitbrecht) Jung.

  • Education

    • Doctor Medical, University Munich, 1935.

    Career

    • Assistant Neuro-psychiatric Clinic, Freiburg i Branch University, 1935-1936, 38-48. Rockefeller fellow, 1936-1937. Dozent Freiburg i Branch University, 1941, extraordinary professor, 1947, director department clinical neurophysiology, 1948, ordinary professor neurology and clinical neurophysiology, 1951-1980, dean Medical Faculty, 1954-1955.

    Works

    • Author: (with A.E. Kornmuller), Eine Methodik der Ableitung lokalisierter Potentialschwankungen aus subcorticalen Hirngebieten, 1938. Physiologische Untersuchungen uber den Parkinsontremor und andere Zitterformen beim Menschen, 1941. Uber rasch wiederholte Entladungen der Motoneurone und die Hemmungsphase des Beugereflexes, 1948.

      Mikroableitungen von einzelnen Neuronen im optischen Cortex der Katze: Die lichtaktivierten B-Neurone, 1952. Allgemeine Neurophysiologie, 1953. Korrelationen von Neuroentatigkeit und Sehen, 1961.

      Neurophysiologie und Psychiatrie, 1967. Visual Perception and Neurophysiology, 1973. Sensory Research in Historical Perspective, 1984.

    Membership

    Member Society de Neurologie (honorary), Society Italiana d'Elettro-encefalografia (honorary), American Neurological Association (honorary), Akademie der Wissenschaften.

    Connections

    • Married Margit Reuterwall, 1944.
    • father: Adolf Jung
    • mother: Irmgard (Weitbrecht) Jung
    • spouse: Margit Reuterwall
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